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My many short trips
The life of 9 month backpacking trips appears to be somewhat over and so instead I shall be focusing on 3 week holidays. Trips as diverse as India, Cuba, Patagonia and Kenya/Tanzania are detailed here along with a week in Norway hunting the Northern Lights and in the next few years I hope to visit Tibet and Antarctica amongst others. Here is a record of the fun I have.
My latest 5 diary entries

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5th Mar 2017 - Sri Lanka
A few facts and figures:Days: 14Trains taken: 3Buses taken: 6Days with rain: 1UNESCO sites visited: 3Birthdays celebrated: 1Hills climbed: 3Mars bars eaten: 1 (it is tradition after all)Mosquito bites on the eye: 2
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2nd Mar 2017 - 4th Mar 2017 - Sri Lanka
The South Coast
Before the Brits arrived in Sri Lanka, the island was colonised by both the Dutch and the Portuguese. The first arrivals, the Portuguese in 1505, were actually heading to the Maldives when they were blown of cour...
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25th Feb 2017 - 1st Mar 2017 - Sri Lanka
Ella, Bundala
Within the hills, there is a small little backpacker haven looking very little like the rest of Sri Lanka. A small hill station where you can hike in the morning, get a massage in the afternoon and watch some live...
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22nd Feb 2017 - 24th Feb 2017 - Sri Lanka
Kandy, Nuwara Eliya
Responsible for more than one million jobs (that’s 5% of the entire population), the tea industry is incredibly important to Sri Lanka. The island itself is the fourth largest tea producing nation in the worl...
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20th Feb 2017 - 21st Feb 2017 - Sri Lanka
The Cultural Triangle
The centre of Sri Lanka is a mixture of former capitals, palatial ruins and temples most of which are centuries old and in various states of disrepair. The area is known as the cultural triangle and stretches from ...
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